2009 Industry News

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Alberta Veterinary Medical Association Supports World Rabies Day

 

Monday September 28, 2009 will mark the third annual World Rabies Day.  The 2007 & 2008 celebrations were huge successes and were supported in over 70 countries worldwide with nearly 400,000 individual participants.

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A lifetime of hard work and dedication has been acknowledged and rewarded by the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA). Alberta Thoroughbred breeder, Ab Brewster of Cool Spring Farm, Bowden, has been recognized by TOBA as one of its “Breeders of the Year” and the only recipient from outside of the US.

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Due to the reported finding of one horse infected with vesicular stomatitis (VS) in New Mexico, US, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has asked the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to suspend the issuance or endorsement of export certificates for horses and other equines originating from the state of New Mexico. These restrictions will be enforced in combination with the current restriction imposed on horses from Texas, US, due to an outbreak of VS in that state as well.

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CFIA has been advised by USDA that the last remaining Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) related quarantine in the State of Texas was released on July 24, 2009.

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Due to the outbreak of equine piroplasmosis in the state of Missouri, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has asked the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to suspend the issuance or endorsement of export certificates for horses and other equines originating from the State of Missouri. 

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